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Dorothea Mackellar

© Glen Broughton
© Glen Broughton

Dorothea Mackellar

Photograph of Dorothea Mackellar dressed as one of the Graces for Mrs T. H. Kelly’s Italian Red Cross Day tableaux at the Palace Theatre, 20 June 1918. This photograph was taken by Glen Broughton and is held at the State Library of New South Wales. Mackellar, along with Ethel Turner and Mary Gilmore, founded the Sydney Centre in 1931. Despite her “loathing all restrictions and meetings”, Mackellar became honorary treasurer of the Bush Book Club of New South Wales, and was an active member of the Sydney Centre.

Dorothea Mackellar

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Dorothea Mackellar

Fotografía de Dorothea Mackellar vestida como una de las Gracias para el Mrs T. H. Kelly's Italian Red Cross Day tableaux en el Palace Theatre, 20 de junio de 1918. Esta fotografía fue tomada por Glen Broughton y se conserva en la Biblioteca Estatal de New South Wales. Mackellar, junto con Ethel Turner y Mary Gilmore, fundó el Centro de Sídney en 1931. A pesar de su «aversión a todas las restricciones y a las reuniones», Mackellar se convirtió en tesorera honoraria de la Bush Book Club of New South Wales, y fue una miembro activa del Centro de Sídney.




Glen Broughton


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